“First detailed map of global forest change created” phys.org (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from
“Hotspots of Deforestation Revealed in New Maps” Smithsonian.com Sarah Zielinksi (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from
“New Maps Show Where Earth’s Forests Are Being Destroyed” Business Insider. Dina Spector (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from “Google Earth: map created showing fate of world’s trees between 2000 and 2012” Mirror News UK. Ben Burrows. (Nov. 15, 2013). Retrieved from New Map Yields Better View of Forest Changes. NASA Earth Observatory. (Nov. 16, 2013). Retrieved from High-res map of world forests details true loss to ecosystmes. Aljazeera America. Marisa Taylor. (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from Groundbreaking Mapping Project Depicts Forest Change Around the Globe. Yale: environment 360. (Nov. 15, 2013). Retrieved from High resolution global maps show increasing forest loss in tropics. Los Angeles Times. Bettina Boxall. (Nov. 15, 2013). Retrieved from Explore global deforestation with this interactive map. Wired.co.uk. Duncan Geere. (Nov. 17, 2013). Retrieved from BBC
High-Resolution Map Reveals Both Global and Regional Forest Changes. American Association for the Advancement of Science –AAAS. Becky Ham. (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from
Over Decade of Global Forest Change Mapped by Google Earth. IBT. Treye Green (Nov. 14, 201). Retrieved from First detailed map of global forest change. Science Daily. (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from First-ever map of global deforestation shows widespread destruction. The Verge. Katie Drummond. (Nov. 14, 2013). Retrieved from UN-Spider (UN Platform for Space-based information for diasaster management and emergency response
Google Earth creates stunning high-res map of forest cover change. Science Recorder. Jonathan Marker. (Nov. 16, 2013) Google Earth Shows Rapid Destruction of World’s Forests. Slate. Tim McDonnell. (Nov. 15, 2013). Google tracks forest changes on Earth. National Monitor. Charli Kerns. (Nov. 18, 2013).
Google Earth Creates First Detailed Global Map of Forest Change [VIDEO]. Science World Report. Benita Matilda. (Nov. 15, 2013).
NASA + USGS-Global Forest Destructions Are Brough to Light (Satellite-Landsat). Satnews. (Nov. 18th, 2013). Interactive forest watch system could thwart global deforestation. The Diamondback. (March 4, 2014). French Tribune
High-Resolution Interactive Map made by Researchers. Frenchtribune .com Raoul Girard. (Nov. 19th, 2013).
New Mapping Tool Tracks Global Forest Gain and Loss. redOrbit. Ranjini Raghunath. (Nov. 15, 2013). Google Offers High Resolution Map That Depicts Global Deforestation. Ubergizmo. Edwin Kee. (Nov. 15th, 2013). Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Watch Forests Disappear on New Map (VIDEO). OneGreenPlant.org. (Nov. 13th, 2013) Google Earth: map created showing fate of world’s trees between 2000 and 2012. Mirror.co.uk. Ben Burrows (Nov. 15th, 2013). Google map reveals the devastating rate of deforestation across the globe. Mail online. Ellie Zolfagharifard. (Nov. 15th, 2013).
First detailed map of global forest change created. EnglishNews.cn. (Nov 14, 2013).
Watch the State of World Deforestation in Never Before-Seen Detail. Fast company. Jessica Leber. (Nov. 15th, 2013). Changes in World’s Forest Portrayed in High Definition. Sierra Sun Times. (Nov. 17th, 2013). University Herald
Weekly roundup: Wood stove decathlon, forest mapping, new university center and more. The Diamondback. Lauren Kirkwood (Nov. 15, 2013). Retrieved from
University of Maryland researchers track forest gain and loss across world with map. The Diamondback. Joe Antoshak. (Nov 20, 2013). Retrieved from
UMD Geographers Stake Out New Territory Research @ Maryland. Vol 7, No.6. (January 2014).
Satellite provides new insights into global forest losses. Science News, UPI.com. (Nov 15, 2013) Retrieved from
Global Forest Loss Mapped by New Interactive Tool. HNGN. Julie S. (Nov 16, 2013). Retrieved from Google Earth to display forest change. Examiner.com David Scheff. (Nov 14 2013). Retrieved from The world is poorer by 1.5 million square kilometers of forest. ZEIT Online. Alina Schadwinkel. (Nov 16, 2013). Retrieved from Deforestazione senza fine: il mondo perde 50 campi di calico di alberi al minute, 68.000 al giorno. Greenreport. (Nov 15, 2013). Retrieved from
Congo’s fragile forests watched over with online map. NewScientist. Hal Hodson. (April 25, 2014). Retrieved from
Map Reveals 500K Square Miles of Global Deforestation Over 12 Years. Mashable. Meg Wagner (Nov 18, 2013). Retrieved from Please find below some links of the media coverage in Brazil:
Mapa global aponta perda de 2,3 mi de km2 de cobertura florestal desde 2000. G1: Natureza. (Nov 15, 2013). Retrieved from
Mapa inteativo online mostra evolucao de desmatamento no mundo. BBC: Brasil. James Morgan. (Nov 15, 2013). Retrieved from
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